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That Loser Woman Mathematician Who Changed My Life
That Loser Woman Mathematician Who Changed My Life
How an old book on mathematics, written by a woman in the 1930s, proved the most important mathematical theorem of my life.
Max Rottersman
Feb 16
Who’s Important? A tale from Wikipedia
Who’s Important? A tale from Wikipedia
Ursula K. LeGuin writes, “Greatness, in the sense of outstanding or unique accomplishment, is a cryptogendered word. In ordinary usage and…
Kirsten Menger-Anderson
Feb 9
Fractals, Families, and Food: The Seeds of Math Education’s Creative Disruption
Fractals, Families, and Food: The Seeds of Math Education’s Creative Disruption
Up until this past week, each of my 23 Family Math Nights had been in my home Province of Ontario. The farthest one being a small town 3…
Sunil Singh
Feb 11
How to make every student a maths ‘expert’
How to make every student a maths ‘expert’
Just give them the right problem
Junaid Mubeen
Feb 18
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7 times 8 is 54: The Call for Math Memorization
7 times 8 is 54: The Call for Math Memorization
During a Radio Five Live interview in 1998, UK school standards Minister Stephen Byers was asked: What is 7 times 8? He gave the answer 54…
James Tanton
Feb 13
Q.E.D.: Some of the blogs that I can’t stop reading
Q.E.D.: Some of the blogs that I can’t stop reading
Not even six months ago, the brilliant minds of Junaid Mubeen and Sunil Singh created the Medium publication Q.E.D. In this short amount of…
Matthew Beyranevand
Feb 11
Why we should NOT be paying our kids to do their maths homework
Why we should NOT be paying our kids to do their maths homework
A response to Mohamad Jebara, CEO of Mathspace
Junaid Mubeen
Feb 11
Learning math while unschooling
Learning math while unschooling
No, this post is not about learning math through managing money.
Mikala Streeter
Feb 9
The Era of Resource Abundance and What We Can Do About It
The Era of Resource Abundance and What We Can Do About It
In March 2010, Dan Meyer turned heads when he spoke about how desperately math classrooms need a makeover. You can watch his insightful and…
Hilary Kreisberg
Feb 9
Make Math Great Again
Make Math Great Again
As I reflect on my positionality as a math educator, I realize more and more that in every day contexts, math seeps into my life even when…
Hilary Kreisberg
Feb 3
Beautiful moments in the HS math curriculum (part 1 of n)
Beautiful moments in the HS math curriculum (part 1 of n)
It’s not hard to find people railing against the current math curriculum these days, and I’m not here to say that it’s perfect. There are…
Passionate MathTeacher
Jan 30
Time for Math Teachers to Display Their Passion for Mathematics!
Time for Math Teachers to Display Their Passion for Mathematics!
When the Common Core State Standards came out almost ten years ago, the Standards for Mathematical Practice were created. The practices…
Matthew Beyranevand
Jan 28
Just teach my kid the <adjective> math
Just teach my kid the <adjective> math
It is astounding to me that mathematics — of all school subjects — elicits such potent emotional reaction when “reform” is in the air…
James Tanton
Jan 24
Why We Need To Share Our Mathematical Confusion With Burning Passion
Why We Need To Share Our Mathematical Confusion With Burning Passion
The truth is a bit of lie…
Sunil Singh
Jan 23
The dirty secret of mathematics: We make it up as we go along
The dirty secret of mathematics: We make it up as we go along
How mathematics comes into being
Junaid Mubeen
Jan 21
When are we ever going to use this? (Spoiler Alert: You probably won’t)
When are we ever going to use this? (Spoiler Alert: You probably won’t)
You know the question. You’ve asked the question. Maybe you’ve been on the receiving end of the question. “When are we ever going to use…
Passionate MathTeacher
Jan 18
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